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. ordered to go of up his dna. the emergence of dna technology gave us new tools to solve brutal assaults from many years ago. and we should take advantage to hold criminals responsible. we urge, again, the d.c. council to react promptly to remove the artificial barriers to prosecution so rapists don't get away with their crimes. a request ward 3 council member mary chay said deserves another look. >> i think we should take a look at it and we would have to be careful, how much longer shall we have the statute of limitations. and that sort of thing. it's something that we should look at. >> reporter: but for the woman raped in 1999, it looks as if the prosecution is gone forever. >> i was mad. they made me try to remember everything that happened, and you know, no justice was served. i felt a panic attack and i have mental mood problems because of what happened and again for me to bring this back up. i don't understand. if nothing was going to be done, why did they bring this back up? >> reporter: she was fully prepared to testify in court if the case went that far and she's furious that
machen released this statement reading in part, "the emergence of dna technology has given us new tools to solve brutal assaults from many years ago and we should take advantage of those tools to hold criminals accountable. we urge once again the d.c. council to act promptly to remove these artificial barriers to prosecution so that rapists do not get away with their crimes." a request ward 3 council member mary cheh says deserves another look. >> i think we should take a look at it. obviously wed have to be careful to what crimes, how much longer shall we have the statute of limitations, but it's certainly something we should look at. >> but for the woman raped in 1999 it looks as if the prosecution is gone forever. >> i was mad because they made me try to remember everything that happened back then and no justice was served. i suffer panic attacks. i have mental mood problems because of what happened from me having to bring this back up. i didn'tunderstand. if nothing was going to be done, why did they bring this back up? >> the woman told us she was prepared to testify in court if th
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